Saint Therinus

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Saint Therinus
Born Butrint
Venerated in Eastern Orthodox Church
Feast April 23

Saint Therinus (Albanian: Shën Therin, Shën Terin)[1] was a Christian saint revered in Albania, also known as Saint Therinus of Butrint. Therinus was massacred in the 3rd century, during a wave of anti-Christian persecution, probably at the time of the Roman Emperor Decius (r. 249–251) His feast day is celebrated on April 23.[2]

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  1. ^ Elsie, Robert (2000). "The Christian Saints of Albania". Balkanistica. American Association for South Slavic Studies. 13: 36. 
  2. ^ Elsie, Robert (2000). A dictionary of Albanian religion, mythology, and folk culture. NYU Press. p. 249. ISBN 0-8147-2214-8.